Cirque du Soleil – looking for dancers

With more than 700 artists from some 40 countries, Cirque du Soleil is an exciting place to express artistic talent within a challenging environment.

Dancers are not only an essential element of our productions; the nature of our shows means that we need more and more of them! Technical precision, stage presence and versatility are the overall qualities we expect from our dancers.

We are looking for dancers with the following abilities:

* Modern, contemporary and/or jazz dance;
* Classical dance;
* World and ethnic dance;
* Acrobatic rock’n’ roll;
* Acrobatic abilities an asset (trampoline, tumbling, etc.);
* Improvisational skills;
* Unique and diverse styles;
* Sensuality.

Requirements:

* Sex: male or female;
* Age: 18 and over;
* Very good stage presence;
* Multi-talented an asset.

Cirque du Soleil official website – Casting

(via L.A. Daily News)

what to do with the OLD vault horses

FIG adopted the “vault table” — and tens of thousands of the old style vault horses became superfluous. (Jan 1, 2003 the table became mandatory for Levels 5-10 in the USA.)

What did you do with your old horse?

Here’s one idea I saw in Australia.

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It’s used for vault drills jumping from tramp, landing in the pit.

confirmed – NCCA Women’s Championships

Editor of this site, Rick McCharles, will be attending all sessions. Email me if you want to meet up there to talk gymnastics coaching.


2007 NCAA® WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Hosted by the University of Utah
Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, April 26-28

Championships 2007 – University of Utah

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confirmed – Men’s NCAA Championships

07gymnastics_mc.jpgEditor of this site, Rick McCharles, will be attending all sessions. Email me if you want to meet up there to talk gymnastics coaching.


2007 NCAA® MEN’S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Hosted by Penn State
State College, Pennsylvania

The nation’s top collegiate gymnasts will converge on Happy Valley to vie for individual and team glory from Thurs., April 12 through Sat., April 14 in historic Rec Hall.

Penn State Gymnastics